Tag Archives: Personal

Opinion | Align personal values and financial decisions to live life on your terms

Are your money values in line with your personal values? Money values are important as financial decisions are based on them. They are driven by one’s experience in managing money and outlook on money. Often, I find that money values are not in line with personal values and this is the cause for being perennially worried about finances. The way ... Read More »

Pregnant women can now get personal counselling about the baby’s health

New chromosome study can lead to personalised counselling of pregnant women, claims a team of researchers. Foetuses with a so-called new balanced chromosomal aberration have a higher risk of developing brain disorders such as autism and mental retardation than previously anticipated. According to a study conducted by the University of Copenhagen, the risk is 20% for foetuses with these types of ... Read More »

Not sure of personal goals? This could lead to depressive symptoms

People who are not sure about which personal goals to pursue may be at increased risk of experiencing psychological distress, suggests a new research. The study, published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences, investigated two forms of motivational conflict. These were inter-goal conflict — when pursuing one goal makes it difficult to pursue another — and ambivalence — conflicting ... Read More »

Why Millennials Are Choosing Podcasting Over Blogging To Build Their Personal Brands

Millennials are on the move far more than generations before them and their mobile devices are their lifelines. Also, according to a 2016 BNP Paribas Global Entrepreneur Report, millennials are starting more companies at an earlier age and targeting much higher profits than their baby boomer parents and grandparents. These three facts tell us some important things about a millennial’s lifestyle: They want to stay ... Read More »

Best home weather station: Which one should be your personal weatherman?

Weather Station as our top pick in this category. The Netatmo kit—the base package plus the wind and rain gauges—remains our recommendation for smart-home enthusiasts. Everyone has their own morning routine. Some of us go for a run, others get the kids ready for school, some just want to know if it will be smooth sailing during their rush-hour commute. The ... Read More »

Aadhaar Leak: 210 Government Sites Found Displaying Personal Details, Says Chaudhary

About 210 websites of the central and state government departments were found to be displaying personal details and Aadhaar numbers of beneficiaries, Parliament was informed on Wednesday. “UIDAI (The Unique Identification Authority of India) has taken note of the same and is regularly monitoring the status to get the Aadhaar data removed from the said websites,” Minister of State for Electronics and IT, ... Read More »

Google Assistant can now share personal info in Allo, but only if you let it

One of the coolest features of Allo is the ability to bring Google Assistant into any conversation. Just type @google and you can ask Assistant questions like “What’s my schedule like today” or “Show me the latest Cars 3 trailer,” and it will happily oblige, saving you the trouble of opening Chrome or Calendar and searching yourself. Now Google is ... Read More »

Kenmore Alfie Voice-Controlled Personal Shopper review: For shoppers with plenty of time but too little imagination

Don’t confuse the Kenmore Alfie with the Amazon Dot. Kenmore’s puck-shaped device aims to simplify your shopping experiences, not control your smart home. In that sense, it’s more like an Amazon Dash, except that pushing its button initiates a speech-recognition session that helps you buy any product from virtually any retailer. Kenmore’s website offers this example of Alfie’s abilities: “Alfie, ... Read More »

FCC wants ISPs to get customer permission before sharing personal data

Broadband providers would often be required to get customer permission to use and share personal data they collect under regulations proposed by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission. Broadband providers have an unrivaled ability to track customers and collect personal data, and there currently are no specific rules covering broadband providers and customer privacy, FCC officials said Thursday. The goal of the ... Read More »

A Simple Guide To Deciding On Personal Loans

Personal loans are handy for a variety of reasons. Starting from funding home improvements to paying for holidays or buying a car, taking a quick loan can be the best way to avoid an immediate financial crunch. However, before you take the leap, you have to consider many factors, mainly the indecisive economic climate, which can impact loan rates in ... Read More »